• Enhance the maritime heritage of the Pacific Northwest by focusing on Captain Robert Gray and the historic vessels, the Lady Washington and Columbia Rediviva.
    • Encourage studies in the construction, sailing, navigation and other related maritime and oceanic activities;
    • Recognize the literature, art, music, and dance-related to the age of sailing.
    • Provide services to communities throughout the Pacific Northwest geographical region through community educational programs for all ages, in order to develop knowledge and understanding of the cultural and historical aspects of shipbuilding, sailing, navigation, and other related activities.